Juan Caal Juan Caal

Juan Caal is a young Mayan leader from Toledo who was 19 years old when he became a GOJoven Fellow.  Juan has experience with the Toledo Mayan Women’s Council and has worked as a journalist for Plus TV.  Juan also demonstrates his dedication to community development through involvement in community clean-up campaigns and participation in […]

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Adeliah Ishim Adeliah Ishim

Adeliah Ishim was 26 when she became a GOJoven Belize Fellow.  She is multi-lingual, speaking Maya Mopan in addition to Creole and English.  Adeliah has done work with the Toledo Maya Women’s Council in Punta Gorda to empower women and young girls through income-generating projects in jewelry-making, crafts, and sewing. During these group sessions, they […]

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Tasha Petillo Tasha Petillo

Tasha Petillo has assisted the organization Plenty Belize with its mission of “Working together for the people, communities, and environment of Toledo” as the accounts manager, business skills trainer, and as project manager. Her formal education includes an Associate’s Degree in Natural Resources Management, and several skills-building courses, including a certification course in “Community Development with Local […]

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Adolfo Cal Adolfo Cal

Adolfo Cal was 25 years old when selected to be part of the GOJoven Belize Program. Adolfo is from AguacateVillage, a remote community in the Toledo District, and speaks Ketchi Maya, as well as English and Creole. He is has served as a volunteer for Humana Child Aid Toledo, and in 2005, he graduated from […]

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Linston Mckenzie Linston Mckenzie

Linston Mckenzie was 27 when he became a GOJoven fellow.  Linston was born in Corozal and raised in Punta Gorda. This engaging youth advocate brings experience in different types of media; his professional experience includes working as the director of Toledo Exposure Documentary Film Company.  At the age of 23, Linston competed in Punta Gorda […]

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